FMPA General Manager and CEO Receives National Award
Award recognizes individual contributions to electric utility industry and to public power
ORLANDO, Fla., June 14, 2016 – Nicholas P. Guarriello, General Manager and CEO of Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA), received a national award today for his significant contributions to the electric utility industry and to public power utilities.
The award was presented at the national conference of the American Public Power Association (APPA) in Phoenix, Ariz. The James D. Donovan Individual Achievement Award is named after one of APPA’s founders and its first president to recognize people who have contributed to the advancement of public power.
Guarriello has more than 46 years in the utility industry and has served as General Manager and CEO of FMPA since September 2008. Prior to joining FMPA, he served as Principal and Immediate Past President/CEO of R.W. Beck, a management and engineering consulting firm, and from 1998 through 2005, Guarriello was the President and CEO.
Guarriello is a longtime supporter of both public power and APPA, serving on its CEO Climate Change and Generation Policy Task Force and the Cyber and Physical Preparedness Working Group. He played a key role in forming FMPA in 1978, and Guarriello has served municipal utilities as project manager for power supply studies, bond financings, expert testimony, contractual analyses and negotiations, while at R.W. Beck.
FMPA General Manager and CEO Nicholas Guarriello received the James D. Donovan Individual Achievement Award today at the American Public Power Association’s national conference. Pictured with Guarriello are Doug Hunter, Chair of APPA and CEO of Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems, (left) and Andy Boatright, Chair-Elect of APPA and Deputy Director of Independence Power & Light, Mo., (right).
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Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) is a wholesale power company owned by 31 municipal electric utilities. FMPA provides economies of scale in power generation and related services to support community-owned electric utilities. The members of FMPA serve approximately two million Floridians.